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Author: 0 No easy starts for top guns at the French Open

Djokovic has himself admitted that he has been experiencing "a little bit of a crisis" since winning his first French Open title in 2016 to become the first male player to simultaneously hold all four grand slam titles since Rod Laver in 1969.

Author: 0 Williams Capital Analysts Give Gastar Exploration Inc (GST) a $2.00 Price Target

The stock now has an average rating of "Hold" and a consensus price target of $2.14. (GST) has the trading volume of 3.19 Million shares with the average trading volume of 2540 shares. Gastar Exploration Inc. (GST ) now has a Return on Assets (ROA) value of -16.8 Percent. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Gastar Exploration from a "buy" rating to a "hold" rating in a research report on Wednesday, February 1st.

Finance ONGC Q4 net profit falls 6% at Rs 4340 crore
Author: 0 ONGC Q4 net profit falls 6% at Rs 4340 crore

The company has earmarked ₹1,944 crore for pay revision of officers and unionized category that is due from January 1 this year. For January-March period, the company reported 47.59 per cent increase in total expenditure at Rs 20,696.46 crore against Rs 14022.15 crore in the same period a year ago.

Finance Oil plunges 5 pct on disappointment with OPEC cuts
Author: 0 Oil plunges 5 pct on disappointment with OPEC cuts

Oil's earlier price decline , which started in 2014, forced Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia to tighten their belts and led to unrest in some producing countries including Venezuela and Nigeria. Azerbaijan produced over 9,464 million tons of crude oil (including gas condensate) and about 6,955 billion cubic meters of natural gas in the first quarter of 2017.

Author: 0 Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc (VRX) Downgraded to Buy at Vetr Inc

It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. The scale runs from 1 to 5 with 1 recommending Strong Buy and 5 recommending a Strong Sell. Therefore 0 are positive. COPYRIGHT VIOLATION NOTICE: "Valeant Pharmaceuticals Intl Inc ( VRX ) Downgraded to Buy at Vetr Inc." was first reported by Transcript Daily and is owned by of Transcript Daily.

Finance FBI Misses Deadline To Turn Over Comey Memos On Trump
Author: 0 FBI Misses Deadline To Turn Over Comey Memos On Trump

Press secretary Sean Spicer did not deny the news reports at the time , and on Thursday, the Washington Post and NBC News reported that Kushner was a focus of the FBI's case, citing anonymous sources familiar with the investigation.

Author: 0 Global Oil Supplies Inch Down In April: IEA

Crude oil prices surged almost 2.5% to their highest level in two weeks after the world's two biggest producers agreed in principle to extend a deal on output restraint through March of next year. Prices are up by 2% since the announcement of the planned extension on Monday, compared with an over 15% jump in the two days following the announcement of the initial cut on November 30, 2016.

Finance UK Labour chief says he'll end 'war on terror' if he governs
Author: 0 UK Labour chief says he'll end 'war on terror' if he governs

The party received £5.46m from January to March this year, more than twice the £2.65m given to Labour. The figures from the Electoral Commission only cover donations over £7,500, so would not include smaller contributions from rank-and-file party members and supporters.

Finance Analysts say GOP bill leaves 23m more uninsured
Author: 0 Analysts say GOP bill leaves 23m more uninsured

The House nonetheless passed a school finance package in April that would increase annual, per-student funding about $210 to $5,350, while raising state spending for school district transportation and educating dyslexic students. The House bill's changes to Medicaid lost the support of moderate Republicans in that chamber, and may prove a tough issue in the Senate . The move doesn't come without some political risk.

Finance Mark Zuckerberg supports universal basic income. What is it?
Author: 0 Mark Zuckerberg supports universal basic income. What is it?

Zuckerberg discussed the basic income system in a speech to his former university, where he famously invented an early version of the social network that we now know as Facebook. When Zuckerberg asked him what he wants for his birthday, the student started talking about others he wanted to help, and asked for a book on social justice.

Author: 0 China's credit rating downgraded to 'A1' on rising debt

The Chinese Finance Ministry, sure enough, is disputing the Moody's verdict, and China's tightly insulated domestic markets have shrugged off the demotion . The Shanghai Composite index dropped 0.6% to 3,043 as at 7.15am GMT on Wednesday, a seven-month low, although it had rebounded slightly from lows of 3,022 earlier in the trading day.

Author: 0 Rain expected this weekend in SE Michigan

Temperatures still made their way into the low and mid 70s. Even Sunday shouldn't be a complete washout, and it looks like the storm system will quickly get out of the way, leaving Monday mostly dry (although the NWS is forecasting a 20 percent chance of rain for Memorial Day ).

Finance ITC reports 12.1% rise in Q4 net profit to Rs 2669 crore
Author: 0 ITC reports 12.1% rise in Q4 net profit to Rs 2669 crore

Its income from operation in the quarter under review was at Rs 2,871.60 crore, up by 87.6 per cent from Rs 1,530.14 crore in the corresponding period of the previous fiscal. 15502.96 crores while Profit After Tax at Rs. 10200.90 crores increased by 9.4%. For the entire 2016-17 fiscal, DLF's net profit doubled to 694.17 crore from Rs 331.95 crore in the previous year.

Author: 0 Oil prices slump but experts see rise to $60 before year end

In an effort to reduce a global crude oil glut and boost prices, Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries and non-OPEC countries, especially Russian Federation, reportedly decided on May 25 to extend cuts in oil production by 1.8 million barrels per day by nine months to March 2018.

Author: 0 UK police say they have 'hands around' some Manchester attack network

Photos obtained by the New York Times show pieces of blue fabric found at the crime scene, along with a powerful battery and the detonator used to trigger the explosion. British media have reported that one of them is Abedi's brother but police have not confirmed that. He says Abedi "was giving farewell". He says that Libyan youth in Manchester are particularly vulnerable to recruitment from Islamist extremists.

Finance US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak
Author: 0 US growth in Q1 revised up to 1.2 pct. but still weak

To be fair, we traditionally have a sluggish first quarter followed by a strong rebound in the second quarter. The result was still far slower than the final three months of 2016, when GDP grew 2.1 percent but analysts say first quarters have trended low in recent years.

Finance Donald Trump's Budget Will Negatively Impact Young People
Author: 0 Donald Trump's Budget Will Negatively Impact Young People

President Donald Trump did what he said he was going to do, and that was an overhaul of the USA budget. Democrats , including House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California, have promised to support a debt limit increase provided it's not weighed down by GOP policy changes.

Finance Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips
Author: 0 Stable gas prices expected to boost Memorial Day road trips

The $2.26 average for regular unleaded is close to the price metro Atlanta drivers were paying at the beginning of the year, when experts were forecasting prices here would rise to as much as $2.80 a gallon. The prices are about 10 cents to 15 cents higher than a year ago. The Gulf Coast (Petroleum Administration for Defense District, or PADD, 3), which has approximately 50% of USA refining capacity and produces more gasoline than it consumes, typically has the lowest retail gasoline prices ...

Author: 0 Supreme Court Effectively Strikes Down 2 Congressional Districts In North Carolina

Last week, the Supreme Court said it would not review a lower court's ruling that a sweeping 2013 rewrite of the state's voting laws was an unconstitutional attempt to diminish the power of African American voters. These two districts have historically been ones with high concentrations of minority voters. Eric Holder, who was USA attorney general under President Barack Obama and now heads the National Democratic Redistricting Committee, a group backing Democrats in redistricting ...

Finance 'There's a lot of questions': Ariana Grande comforted by family
Author: 0 'There's a lot of questions': Ariana Grande comforted by family

That is was struck me so hard last night (Monday) when watching it and what was just most upsetting, because I've stood on these stages and I've seen these 11, 12-year-olds'. British police, who said the leaks amount to a breach of trust, have suspended sharing information about the incident with the U.S., according to the BBC .

Finance Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) Receives An Update From Brokers
Author: 0 Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE:ABX) Receives An Update From Brokers

According to Reuters , Mr Magufuli also fired his mining minister and the head of the country's mining audit agency for failing to properly monitor gold and copper concentrate exports. Barrick Gold Corporation (NYSE: ABX ) yearly performance is -5.73% and net profit margin is 16.40%. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, May 31st will be paid a dividend of $0.03 per share.

Finance Brazil police accused of shooting at anti-government protesters
Author: 0 Brazil police accused of shooting at anti-government protesters

Brazil's president ordered federal troops to restore order in the country's capital following the evacuation of some ministries during clashes between police and protesters who are seeking the leader's ouster. Mr Andre Cesar, a political analyst at Hold consultancy, said Mr Temer "cannot survive". Associated Press photographer Eraldo Peres reported this story in Brasilia and AP writer Sarah DiLorenzo reported from Sao Paulo.

Author: 0 Vitec Group plc (VTC) PT Raised to GBX 1100 at Peel Hunt

RTN's profit will be $3.56 million for 49.21 P/E if the $1.77 EPS becomes a reality. The firm has "Equal Weight" rating given on Wednesday, September 14 by Barclays Capital. Shares of Restaurant Group PLC ( LON:RTN ) opened at 346.50 on Friday. The company has market cap of 657.14 million GBP. Neuberger Berman Ltd Liability Co reported 0.24% in Restaurant Group PLC (LON:RTN).

Finance Pakistan hikes defence spending in new budget by 7%
Author: 0 Pakistan hikes defence spending in new budget by 7%

Finance Minister Ishaq Dar said Pakistan has seen a visible turnaround over the last four years due to successful implementation of a comprehensive programme of economic revival. Dar said the FDI inflow would also double to U.S. $ 2.58 billion by the end of current fiscal year on June 30. Ishaq Dar has said that the development expenditure of Rs.

Finance Legislature wants final say on drug tests
Author: 0 Legislature wants final say on drug tests

Republicans on the panel approved the measures over Democrats' objection to its effect on some of the state's poorest residents. If approved, Wisconsin would be the first state to drug-test childless adults who are applying for Medicaid. But while tensions continue to simmer, Gov. Scott Walker on Thursday told reporters he's confident their disagreements will be smoothed out. His budget called for extending the freeze for one year and cutting tuition by 5 percent the second year of the ...

Author: 0 Oil price slips on lack of deeper Opec cuts

OPEC will convene its next ordinary meeting in Vienna on November 30, the organization announced late Thursday. Global oil cuts have helped push crude prices above $50 a barrel in 2017, which has helped member-nations sustain their revenues, as majority of them rely heavily on energy revenues.

Author: 0 After OPEC deal, Texas oil regulator boasts of victory

The price action suggests investors are expecting OPEC and other major producers to extend a production cut aimed at tightening supply into at least March 2018. "To get price stability, we need to know what the endgame is", she said, alluding to a forecast of oversupply in 2018. Analysts said many in the market had been hoping for deeper production cuts in order to drain surplus supplies more quickly.

Finance Moody's downgrades China's credit rating
Author: 0 Moody's downgrades China's credit rating

The rating was dropped by a notch from Aa3 to A1, which is still comfortably in the investment grade, Moody's said. Earlier in the day, Moody's cut its China rating for the first time since 1989, saying that the country's financial strength is likely to erode as economic growth slows and debt will rise further.

Author: 0 Oil prices soar as KSA, Russia back extension of output cut

Major oil producers are preparing to extend output cuts until March 2018 in a bid to reduce a global supply glut. Iraq, Azerbaijan and Algeria have also indicated their willingness to see the production caps through to the end of the year.

Finance Trump meets Pope, calls it an 'honour'
Author: 0 Trump meets Pope, calls it an 'honour'

She married President Donald Trump , who said he is a life-long Presbyterian, at an Episcopal church in Palm Beach, Florida, in 2005. "We had a fantastic meeting". In the past year, the two men have swapped jibes and debated on subjects ranging from migration to unbridled capitalism, as well as the environment .

Author: 0 US Federal Reserve minutes hint at rate rise next month

Stocks are stretching for their longest winning streak in three months. Index futures ESc1 1YMc1 indicated Wall Street would open higher, building on Wednesday's record closing high in the S&P 500 . Praxair picked up $2.30, or 1.8 percent, to $132.27. Technology and industrial companies are making some of the largest gains while retailers of home improvement products, jewelry and vehicle parts are all falling.

Finance Parking permit crackdown coming for civil servant placard abuse
Author: 0 Parking permit crackdown coming for civil servant placard abuse

Enforcement of the system has always been uneven, with some city employees parking illegally. As part of the crackdown, the mayor is hiring 100 additional traffic agents to go after placard abusers, adding more tow trucks and creating a new $100 parking fine for placard misuse.

Finance Tejas Express: Headphones stolen, screens damaged. Luxury travel, anyone?
Author: 0 Tejas Express: Headphones stolen, screens damaged. Luxury travel, anyone?

Seeing the train condition this way, railway officials said they were expected minor mess but to this level, the damage is done, that is shocking for us. The railway staff reported that several headphones were missing, leaving passengers for the following ride complaining that they never received any headphones.

Finance Boeing, DARPA to design, build, test experimental spaceplane
Author: 0 Boeing, DARPA to design, build, test experimental spaceplane

Boeing plans to incorporate other technology components into the technology demonstrator such as cryogenic composite propellant tanks, flight-termination systems and hybrid metal composite wings and control surfaces. The vehicle will use an AR-22 engine, manufactured by Aerojet Rocketdyne , instead of an engine from Blue Origin . Phase 3 will involve 12 to 15 test flights, which are now scheduled for 2020.

Author: 0 Wal-Mart earnings dip but sales rise at USA stores

BIG BEAT: Wal-Mart Stores rose 3.1 percent after the world's largest retailer's latest quarterly results beat Wall Street's forecasts. Diluted earnings per share topped a MarketBeat analyst average estimate of 96 cents, although observers looked for revenues to be a bit higher.

Finance Google Aims To Connect Online Ads to Real-World Sales
Author: 0 Google Aims To Connect Online Ads to Real-World Sales

The technology has been described as the "holy grail" for advertisers because companies will finally know exactly how effective their online adverts are. This tool "will track how much money people spend in merchants' brick-and-mortar stores after clicking on their digital ads". This meeting is an opportunity not only for Google to flaunt its new tools, but to work on regaining ground with advertisers who have recently boycotted YouTube.

Author: 0 Oil remains weak after OPEC-led output cut extension falls below expectations

OPEC ministers were still meeting behind closed doors by 1100 GMT on Thursday. It stated that: "Today's second OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting was jointly chaired by HE Khalid A. "The prospect at the end of last month that an agreement might not happen saw oil prices hit their lowest levels since the end of November, so anything short of a nine month extension is likely to fall well short of market expectations", said Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets.

Finance Taiwan becomes 1st in Asia to recognize same-sex marriage
Author: 0 Taiwan becomes 1st in Asia to recognize same-sex marriage

Same-sex marriage supporters wave rainbow Taiwan flags after the Constitutional Court ruled in favor of same-sex marriage outside the Legislative Yuan in Taipei , Taiwan , Wednesday, May 24, 2017 . The president of Taiwan , Tsai Ing-wen, has asked the Ministry of Justice to design a legal framework for the execution of the ruling. An amendment to include same-sex marriage in the country's civil code passed a preliminary review by the Committee of the Legislative Yuan ( Taiwan's ...

Finance BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) Valuation According To Analysts
Author: 0 BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY) Valuation According To Analysts

Comerica Bank now owns 29,649 shares of the smartphone producer's stock worth $216,000 after buying an additional 3,210 shares during the period. Can increased its stake in shares of BlackBerry by 0.3% in the third quarter. During the same period past year, the business earned ($0.03) earnings per share. Company shares have been seen trading -1.84% off of the 52 week high and 79.45% away from the 52 week low.